Yellow Rice

  • Preparation 10 MIN
    Cooking 25 MIN
  • Makes 4 to 6 servings



  1. In a saucepan, gently heat the turmeric, ginger, cloves, and cinnamon stick in the butter for about 1 minute. Add the rice and coat thoroughly.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Season with salt and pepper. Stir. Cover and simmer gently for about 20 minutes or until the rice is tender. Remove the ginger slices and spices. Adjust the seasoning.


Yellow rice, also called geelrys, is a traditional South African side dish. It is often served with bobotie.

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Nutrition Facts

For 1/6 of the recipe

With 30% less sodium commercial broth

Content % Daily Value
Calories 245  
Total Fat 4.5 g  
Saturated Fat 3 g  
Sodium (salt) 320 mg  
Carbohydrates 45 g  
Fibre 2 g  
Protein 5 g